Supporting Aboriginal
Children and their families

Aboriginal Health Unit

Supporting Aboriginal Children and their families.

Your donation will support the work of the Aboriginal Health Unit at Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network. The Aboriginal Health Unit provides provides support and assistance to children and their families and communities in a culturally safe manner.

This important team provides:

  • General support for patients, parents and carers
  • Additional support for extended family
  • Practical ‘away from home’ support
  • Assistance with emergency resources
  • Attendance at meetings with your child’s medical team
  • Advocacy
  • A cultural space for families to connect and feel safe

Patients are cared for by their primary medical team and a social worker (if required). The role of the Aboriginal Health Unit is to provide additional support and advocacy when needed.

For more information about the Aboriginal Health Unit please click here.

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Frequently asked questions

Where can I learn more about the Aboriginal Health Unit?

You can read more about the Aboriginal Health Unit here

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes! All donations over $2 are tax-deductible.